Tag: Birth control
Wilton Simpson wants to help teachers inspire the next generation of agriculture leaders.

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Senate President Wilton Simpson on Wednesday put $2 million in funding to help low-income women obtain what’s known as Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC), birth control options that don’t have to be taken daily to work. This is the second time in as many years that Simpson, who calls himself a “pro-life Republican,” has included funding […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 7, 2018
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A Senate bill to bar the use of steroids in racing greyhounds cleared another committee Wednesday, as a poison-pill amendment was withdrawn at the last minute. The measure (SB 674) was approved by the Agriculture Committee on a 8-1 vote, with only Delray Beach Democrat Kevin Rader opposed. Rader filed and withdrew an amendment that would have allowed […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 6, 2018

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One Senate bill aims to ban giving any steroids to racing dogs. Another would allow steroids for canine birth control. Now, the sponsor of the second bill is essentially trying to copy-paste his bill on the first. On Tuesday afternoon, Delray Beach Democrat Kevin Rader filed an amendment on Tampa Republican Dana Young‘s steroid ban […]

Associated PressDecember 19, 2016
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One of President-elect Donald Trump‘s first, and defining, acts next year could come on Republican legislation to cut off taxpayer money from Planned Parenthood. Trump sent mixed signals during the campaign about the 100-year-old organization, which provides birth control, abortions and various women’s health services. He said “millions of women are helped by Planned Parenthood,” […]


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